Collection Items

  • Collection
    Curtis (Edward S.) Collection The Curtis collection consists of more than 2,400 silver-gelatin, first generation photographic prints--some of which are sepia-toned--made from Curtis's original glass negatives. Most of the photographic prints are 5" x 7" although nearly one hundred are 11" x 14" and larger; many include the Curtis file or negative number within the image at the lower left-hand corner. Images from each of the geo-cultural regions...
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1899

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  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Dancing to restore an eclipsed moon 1 photomechanical print : photogravure. | Several Kwakiutl people dancing in a circle around a smoking fire, in an effort to cause a sky creature, which they believe swallowed the moon, to sneeze thereby disgorging it.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1914
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    The vanishing race--Navaho 1 photomechanical print : photogravure. | Photograph shows Navajos on horseback riding away from photographer.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1904
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Fishing with a Gaff-hook--Paviotso 1 photomechanical print : photogravure.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1924
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    A Washo woman 1 photomechanical print : photogravure. | Washo woman, bust portrait, facing right.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1924
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The Medicine Man (Slow Bull) 1 photomechanical print photogravure. | Slow Bull, full-length portrait, facing front, holding pipe, buffalo skull at his feet.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1907
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Oglala war party 1 photomechanical print : photogravure. | Several Oglala men, many wearing war bonnets, on horseback riding down hill.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1907
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Apache dancers H87157 U.S. Copyright Office. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 1924-06.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1906
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Before the storm Four Apaches on horseback under storm clouds.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1906
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    An Ostoho Cow Boy--Apache 1 photographic print. | Half-length portrait, facing front.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1903
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Ndee Sangochonh, Apache Indian, half-length portrait, facing front] 1 photographic print.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1906
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [De Gizzeh-Rolling] 1 photographic print. | Apache Indian, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1906
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Alchise, Apache Indian, half-length portrait, left profile] 1 photographic print.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1906
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Apache medicine cap and fetish] 1 photographic print.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1907
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Apache De Gazza 1 photographic print. | Head-and-shoulders portrait of elderly man.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1903
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Apache Yenin Guy 1 photographic print. | Half-length portrait of Apache man.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1903
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    At the ford 1 photographic print. | Three Apaches, one with a child, with horses laden with water jugs, a colt, and a dog stopped beside a stream.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1903
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The cornfield 1 photographic print. | Apache woman hoeing rows of corn with an infant in a cradleboard with large visor on her back.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1906
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Mizheh and babe 1 photographic print. | Apache woman, at base of tree, holding infant in cradleboard in her lap.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1906
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Tsahizn Tseh 1 photographic print. | Tsahizn Tseh, bust portrait, facing front, with a bandana covering his head.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1906
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Yuls-Huls-Walking 1 photographic print. | Yuls-Huls-Walking, half-length portrait, facing front, wearing several necklaces and a Christian medallion.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1906
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Zosh Clishn--Apache 1 photographic print. | Zosh Clishn, half-length portrait, facing front, looking down, wrapped in a blanket and wearing several necklaces.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1906
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The Apache Reaper [gathering wheat] 1 photographic print. | Apache woman harvesting wheat with a hand sickle.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1906
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The Apache reaper [gathering wheat] 1 photomechanical print : photogravure. | Apache woman harvesting wheat with a hand sickle.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1906
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Apache babe in carrier 1 photographic print.
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1903